Understanding Vacancy and Credit Losses

Understanding Vacancy and Credit Losses

Previously we discussed the beauty of the Annual Property Operating Data and how it’s essential to understanding the health of a building.  Now we’ll dive into the particulars of the line items in the APOD to better understand what we’re looking at. ...
Annual Property Operating Data (APOD)

Annual Property Operating Data (APOD)

One of the most important preliminary tools used in evaluating commercial real estate is the Annual Property Operating Data (APOD) worksheet.  It tells the story of how the property is currently operating as of the first year of operation.  There are limitations to...
Preparing for Capital Improvements

Preparing for Capital Improvements

One thing that investors never like to do is spend money; however if you hold a property for a long enough period of time you will inevitably be left with the prospect of making capital improvements.  Capital improvements can include anything from putting on a new...